French fries, frites in french, also called pommes frites, patates frites, are thin slices of potato cooked in oil. They accompany several dishes of the bistro, notably meat (rib-steak, steak, pave…), sausages, chicken… they are particularly appreciated by tourists and certain bistros also propose simply a plate of “frites”.
Some bistros make their own french fries, and it is indicated on the menu by “frites maison”. But many used frozen. It has to be said that in order to have home frecnh fries, you need a lot of staff to peel the potatoes and cut into sticks.